Search for dissertations about: "redshank"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word redshank.

  1. 1. Predation and shorebirds: predation management, habitat effects and public opinions

    Author : Daniel Isaksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Conservation; waders; predation; coastal pastures; redshank; lapwing; attitudes; human dimensions;

    Abstract : Many shorebird populations are rapidly declining and a high nest predation rate is one of the threats facing these populations. Thus, factors that affect predation and how to manage it in an effective way are receiving increased attention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Population ecology and management of waders breeding on coastal meadows

    University dissertation from Richard Ottvall, Department of Ecology, Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, SE-223 62 Lund

    Author : Richard Ottvall; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Animal ecology; Djurekologi; grazing management; population modelling; demography; genetic structure; population decline; Tringa totanus;

    Abstract : Many wader (Charadrii) populations are declining throughout in Europe, but the underlying causes are often poorly known and diverse. To fully grasp the reasons behind declines in vulnerable wader populations, it is crucial to understand the demography. READ MORE

  3. 3. Infidelity in Birds – Causes and Consequences of Extra-pair Paternity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jakob Augustin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; extra-pair paternity; genetic benefits; heterozygosity; sex ratio; Riparia riparia; Tringa totanus; Vanellus vanellus; Charadrius alexandrinus;

    Abstract : Forty years ago, more than 90% of bird species were classified as monogamous and not very exciting systems for studies of e.g. sexual selection. READ MORE